Cakes and pies stand in neat rows behind the glass counter at the bakery. Creamy frosting and thick filling make viewers’ mouths water. In paintings like his 1995 Cakes and Pies, cover, Wayne Thiebaud (TEE-boh) excels at delighting the senses and making stomachs growl. Still working at age 98, the artist has spent his career exploring the American way of life.
Looking at a painting by Wayne Thiebaud (TEE-bow) might make your stomach growl. The desserts in his 1995 work Cakes and Pies, cover, look delicious. The artist explores subjects that are part of American life, from classic bakery treats to city streets. He is still working at 98 years old!